Champagne “Lev Golitsyn” named in honor of the Grand Duke. He was involved in winemaking and develop this sphere in all territory of Russia. Thanks to him, appeared sparkling alcoholic drink, which has gained popularity not only in the country but also abroad.
Excursion into the history of the brand Lev Golitsyn
In the early 20th century in the alcohol contest featured a fine wine that was made from the best grades of the Crimean grapes. The Creator of the delicious drink was Prince Golitsyn. He produced alcohol products in our own factory. The wine was appreciated by all judges and won.
Prince Lev Golitsyn is the winemaker. He made drinks in the 19-20 century and made a significant contribution to the development of winemaking in the country. Sparkling champagne Prince had tastes of French connoisseurs because of what the drink was awarded the Grand Prix and world approval. It chose the Emperor Nicholas II. Therefore, the product is called Coronation champagne.
Features a beverage manufacturer
The production of the drink “Lev Golitsyn” was produced by a specially developed technology, which has been preserved today. Champagne producer uses three types of grapes to produce sparkling wine: Pinot Meunier, Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. All production takes place in Saint-Petersburg the company “Sparkling wines”.
For the manufacture of products using the best raw material of grapes that come from South America. A new light — the place from which organizes the supply of raw materials for champagne. The Crimean area is a hereditary possession of the Prince.
Determined with the classification — champagne or sparkling?
The debate about the classification of beverage meet to this day. Some connoisseurs believe that champagne “Lev Golitsyn” can’t be champagne. French critics have argued earlier that champagne may be cited as the alcohol that was produced in champagne by well-developed technology. However, today the concept has shifted, so some companies have the right to call sparkling wine champagne.
Modern brand Lev Golitsyn
Drink “Lev Golitsyn” is a drink which is natural aeration. Wine making process takes place in vivo. During its fermentation does not apply flavourings and other artificial additives. The wine is made in accordance with the standards of GOST. The level of sugar and ethyl alcohol in its composition meets all the specified norms. The product was repeatedly tested in the laboratories for the presence of artificial substances and additives. Scientists have made the conclusions after the research:
- Part champagne, part of iron and 1.7 mg/kg.
- Contains less than 0.01 mg/kg heavy metals.
- The drink has 11 degrees of alcohol, making champagne srednemolekularnah products.
A similar result was told about the high quality champagne and its compliance with all the standards of “Rockafella”.
The range of wines of the brand Lev Golitsyn and a review of tastes
Drink “Lev Golitsyn” is presented in several flavors, each of which has its own characteristics.
Pink semi-sweet sparkling wine has a sweet taste and a pleasant aroma of honey plum and Apple. Despite the fruity part of the drink is not cloying and does not leave an unpleasant aftertaste. This sparkling wine is considered a classic option for any event and celebration.
Semi-dry champagne has a light yellow color and has a floral and slightly sour taste. Sparkling wine leaves in the mouth the bitterness, after drinking a glass there’s a hint of fresh flowers and fruits. True lovers at the tasting can clearly hear the aroma of ripe pears which is considered a key in this type of wine. “Lev Golitsyn” is considered a finger semi-dry wine, it can be drunk neat, diluted with snacks and fruit.
Champagne “Lev Golitsyn” taste Brut is a beverage that is produced from white grapes. The wine has a light tint and multifaceted fruity taste. Brut has Apple fragrance that gives a slight bitterness. The drink is served with meat, seafood and fruit.
“Lev Golitsyn” extra quality Brut is a dry champagne made from white grapes. The drink has a light straw color, soft fruity taste, giving a touch of bitterness, and aroma of Apple. Extra Brut complements meat dishes, pastries and cakes.
Brut or sweet — how to choose?
True fans believe that sparkling beverages have a mild taste and soft aroma. Drink varieties Brut has a more pronounced fruit flavor in the taste and smell. This drink is easy to drink and suitable for almost all dishes.
It should be noted that in a dry wine “Lev Golitsyn” contains less percentage of alcohol than the sweet varieties. Therefore, for events experts advise to prefer this wine. But the selection of alcoholic beverages is to focus on their own taste preferences: taste, smell, cent of the fortress.
Note! Studies have shown that during the holidays the inhabitants of the country are popular semi-sweet wines “Lev Golitsyn”. This drink has a tart taste due to the fact that it is aged more than 3 years in a horizontal position. Aging dry wine is reduced by several months, making it light and soft to taste.
Lev Golitsyn: how to distinguish a fake
Every day counterfeit alcohol is booming. On the shelves you can meet a poor quality replica of wine, decorated in the original packaging. At first glance, the differences almost impossible. But if you look closely at the bottle, will become apparent some shortcomings. What to pay attention to when buying:
- A real bottle of champagne is not abundance of forms. It has the standard style of darkened glass.
- The original product is engraved in the form of a cross, which can be seen on the product label. A similar sign exists on every bottle, so his absence says about the fake.
- The label of the drink has a contoured material, which sticks out slightly above the surface. To determine the original by swiping your finger over the emblem.
- Each label indicates the batch number and date of bottling of the product.
- The neck of the original bottle covered with embossed foil, on which is written the brand of the product. If the wine is covered with a thin film is scratched, it indicates a fake product.
- The bottle has no plastic or iron cover, it is closed with a cork, which depicts the logo of the campaign.
- The cork on the neck is held with a special metal structures, which also shows the logo of the company.
- The bar code number should begin with 46″. This suggests that the product was manufactured on the territory of the Russian Federation.
Important! It should also be paid to the place of purchase. It is not necessary to go to the small stalls or take a product with it. To purchase alcohol better in the major review that has permission to engage in such activities and license.
About the cost and storage
Storage of champagne “Lev Golitsyn” should be done in a dark room at a humidity of less than 85 %. The room should not penetrate the sun’s rays and odors. Juice shelf life of champagne — not more than 5 years. The cost of the product starts 300 rubles.
Lev Golitsyn champagne – high-quality alternative to expensive elite French and Italian wines. Let him be near you for special occasions, and you will appreciate the delicate taste of the drink.
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